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Community Picnic

July 8, 2023

$20 – $40

Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Downtown Greenway Community Picnic is set for Saturday, July 8 from 11 am to 2 pm, and you do not want to miss out on this year’s event!

Join us for an afternoon pig pickin’ with the most famous pitmaster in North Carolina, Ed Mitchell, who recently published a new cookbook alongside his son, Ryan Mitchell.

Enjoy delicious whole-hog barbeque fresh off the smoker, sourced from NCA&T’s Farm, along with classic southern sides and dessert provided by downtown Greensboro restaurant, ‘cille & ‘scoe. Greensboro songwriter, Colin Cutler, will provide live music, while local speaker, Ivey Ghee, serves as emcee and conversation partner with Ed and Ryan. Hardcover copies of Ed Mitchell’s Barbeque can be purchased online from Scuppernong Books, and they will be offering on-site book sales at the picnic.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.tinyurl.com/DGpicnic23 for $40 each ($20 for children 12 & under). This event has limited capacity – don’t delay, and purchase your tickets today!


July is National Parks & Recreation Month, and the theme for 2023 is “Where Community Grows” – what better way to celebrate community than by gathering with friends and family for a good ol’ pig pickin’ outdoors!

This collaborative event is made possible thanks to Greensboro Parks & RecreationGreensboro Bound, and the Greensboro Parks Foundation. All proceeds will support free community programming offered year-round along the Downtown Greenway.

Questions? For more information, please contact Chelsea Phipps at chelsea.phipps@greensboro-nc.gov, or Dabney Sanders at dsanders@actiongreensboro.org



July 8, 2023
$20 – $40


Bragg Street & MLK Jr. Drive
501 East Bragg Street
Greensboro, NC
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